banana prawn

banana prawn

n
(Animals) Austral a prawn of the genus Penaeus, fished commercially in tropical waters of N Australia
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Maturation and spawning of the banana prawn Penaeus merguiensis in Albatross Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia.
Banana prawn samples were collected from two provinces of Thailand (Ampur LamSing, Chantaburi, and Ban Huanumkao, Trat) by gill net.
Species Common name Penaeus plebejus Eastern king prawn Penaeus merguiensis Banana prawn Penaeus longistylus Red spot king prawn Penaeus latisulcatus Blue-legged king prawn Penaeus esculentus Brown tiger prawn Penaeus semisulcatus Grooved tiger prawn Penaeus monodon Leader prawn, giant tiger prawn Metapenaeus ensis Red endeavour prawn Metapenaeus endeavouri Blue endeavour prawn Metapenaeus macleayi School prawn Metapenaeus bennettae Greasyback prawn Trachypenaeus spp.
The 78 tons of shrimp produced annually are mainly the tiger prawn and banana prawn kinds.
The Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF) banana prawn season kicked off on April 1 in the Gulf of Carpentaria and off the coast of Northern Territory.
Belize Aquaculture used a white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) not found in Australia, but our banana prawn (Penaeus merguiensis) may prove suitable.
In the case of banana prawns, CSIRO research has established a correlation between rainfall and banana prawn stocks in some regions, with good rainfall in the wet season translating to a good banana prawn season.
With great catches of banana prawns this season in the Commonwealth Northern Prawn Fishery (NPF), expect to see a continued good supply of this tasty crustacean in seafood retailers and supermarkets across Australia.
1 million NPF--which was recently identified by the United Nations as a global model for sustainable fisheries management--produces banana prawns and tiger prawns from a fishing ground extending from Weipa in far north Queensland to Cape Londonderry in northern Western Australia.
Other products available from Frigorificos Delfin include rock lobsters, lobster tails, boiled barnacles, peeled prawns, cooked swimming crabs, scampi, boiled crayfish, Mediterranean prawns, IQF head-on banana prawns, fillets of swordfish, sole and plaice, salmon and pollock steaks and loins, cod loins and pieces, squid tubes, cuttlefish and more -- plus a broad range of battered, breaded and other prepared items.